Leeds Ecosystem, Atmosphere & Forest (LEAF) Centre

Fieldwork in the Tropics: Update from Vietnam

August 19, 2016

PhD student Suzanne Stas reports on her fieldwork this summer in the Khe Nuoc Trong forest, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam. Suzanne’s research is based in the Khe Nuoc Trong forest...READ ARTICLE

One, two … tree!

July 18, 2016

Children from primary schools around Middleton helped LEAF scientists to collect data about the trees in Middleton Park as part of the annual Schools Heritage Day. The event, organised by...READ ARTICLE

Environmental Networking Across Leeds

July 4, 2016

At the first meeting of a new Environment & Sustainability Network in May, Leeds based charities, community groups, and voluntary organisations came together with academics from the University of Leeds....READ ARTICLE

Air Pollution Garden Launches!

June 16, 2016

The UK’s first Air Pollution Garden has been established at Sheffield Botanical Gardens through a collaboration between the three White Rose universities of Leeds, York and Sheffield. An Air Pollution...READ ARTICLE

Forests a key contributor to cloudiness in the pre-industrial climate

May 26, 2016

Emissions from trees could be playing a more important role in the atmosphere than previously thought, according to two new studies involving LEAF scientists. When particles in the atmosphere reach...READ ARTICLE

Scientists identify specific climate shifts responsible for an increase in the land carbon sink

May 9, 2016

Humans have been emitting carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere for several hundred years through the combustion of fossil fuels and the burning of vegetation. But this CO2, the most...READ ARTICLE